MOHAWKS OF THE BAY OF QUINTE

KENHTEKE KANYEN’KEHÁ:KA

Kenhteke nene kanyen’kehá:ka kanakerahserà:kon, nène rontathà:wi ne kanekarahsera. Tsi niyonkwarihò:tens tahnon niyakwawennò:ten nahò:ten yonkwateryèn:tare ne tsi nitsyonkwè:non. Yakwatstha nahò:ten ne yonkwateryèn:tare tahnon nahò:ten yonkwaterihwayèn:ni ne ayakwaten’nikòn:raren tahnon ayakhikwennyenste ne onkyonkwè:ta, onkyonhwentsya nahoténhshon yonkwà:yen tahnon ne sa’oyè:ra.

Tyendinaga, as part of the Mohawk Nation, is a healthy, sustainable Kanyen’kehá:ka community, built on and united by our language, culture, traditions, knowledge, and history. We exercise our rights and responsibilities for the protection of and respect for our people, our land, our resources, and the environment.

Whats Happening in the community

STATEMENT FROM THE TYENDINAGA MOHAWK COUNCIL REGARDING THE CANNABIS PLEBISCITE VOTE

STATEMENT FROM THE TYENDINAGA MOHAWK COUNCIL REGARDING THE CANNABIS PLEBISCITE VOTE November 18, 2019 The Tyendinaga Mohawk Council (TMC) has reviewed the results of the Cannabis Control Board and the Cannabis Control Law Plebiscite Vote that took place on November...

NOTICE – Plebiscite Vote, Cannabis Control Law

We are holding a Plebiscite Vote on November 16, 2019 to determine whether the Eligible Voters of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte agree that the Tyendinaga Mohawk Cannabis Control Board shall regulate all cannabis business activity in our Territory. 1. What You are...

Cannabis Control Open House Meetings & Plebescite (Vote)

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) will be hosting a series of events in regards to the Tyendinaga Mohawk Cannabis Control Law. Click here for details regarding meeting dates, times.

MBQ Audit Presentation

TMC has scheduled the 2018/2019 MBQ Audit presentation for the Community on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Administration Office in the Council Chambers Audit Document

Federal Indian Day School Class Action Update

“Beginning August 19th, 2019, Class Members will have 90 days to opt-out of the Settlement by removing themselves from the Class. Opting out is a serious and permanent decision. Those choosing to opt-out of the Settlement will receive no compensation from this...

Upcoming Events

Tue 19

Christmas Food Hamper Program

November 1 @ 8:30 am - November 30 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Deseronto Ontario
Canada
Wed 20

Wild Game Community Dinner

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Ontario
Canada
Fri 22

Quill Making Workshop

November 22 @ 8:00 am - November 24 @ 4:30 pm EST
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Ontario
Canada

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R. Donald Maracle

Chief

Josh Hill

Councillor

Stacia Loft

Councillor

Carl (Ted) Maracle

Councillor

Vacant

Councillor

STATEMENT FROM THE TYENDINAGA MOHAWK COUNCIL REGARDING THE CANNABIS PLEBISCITE VOTE

STATEMENT FROM THE TYENDINAGA MOHAWK COUNCIL REGARDING THE CANNABIS PLEBISCITE VOTE November 18, 2019 The Tyendinaga Mohawk Council (TMC) has reviewed the results of the Cannabis Control Board and the Cannabis Control Law Plebiscite Vote that took place on November...

Cannabis Control Open House Meetings & Plebescite (Vote)

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) will be hosting a series of events in regards to the Tyendinaga Mohawk Cannabis Control Law. Click here for details regarding meeting dates, times.

Cannabis and Our Community

Cannabis and Our CommunityApril 16, 2019Shé:kon, as your all aware the subject of marijuana control has and will be a topic of discussion within the community for the foreseeable future. As this could generate a great deal of information, we have established this...

Program Updates

Epi-Pen Shortage

Pfizer Canada, the Canadian distributor for EpiPen®, is reporting that they may experience supply constraints in the coming months of the EpiPen 0.3 mg dose in Canada. Health Canada has also posted an update Pfizer has noted that the product is still being shipped to...

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Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen

In oral tradition, the Rotinonhsyón:ni  “opens” gatherings of people with the Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen, commonly referred to as the “Opening Address” or the “Thanksgiving Address”. A more literal translation, in the words of Elder Tom Porter is “what we say before we do anything important”.
This ceremony acknowledges and recognizes the importance and relationship of all life forces in Creation. The purpose is to bring the minds of everyone at the gathering together as one.
There are many written versions, all reflecting the same purpose. In oral tradition, as the Speaker is speaking in the moment and from his heart, rarely will the exact wording be used each time it is conducted